11 months later, still no arrest in Amber Bass murder

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A 22-year-old woman loved by her co-workers and classmates is shot and killed in her driveway. Eleven months later, Amber Bass' killer remains on the loose.

Robin Lezcano never thought it would take this long to solve her sister's murder.

"I am always worried that her case is going to get cold. That is why we come out here the way we do," says Lezcano.

On the eleven month mark of Amber's death and still no arrests, her sister along with family friends set their sights on Hemming Plaza downtown to pass out fliers and urge people to share Amber's story on Facebook and social media to hopefully drum up more leads.

The death of Amber Bass shook the Westside community. Shot while walking up the driveway to her sister's house, her purse stolen and the only lead a grainy picture of a car that JSO says was closely following the vehicle she was in that night.

Robin says her four-year-old daughter still asks about Aunt Amber and when she will be home.

"She will just say, 'remember Amber mommy? Remember how much fun we had that day and what we ate that day?' And that helps pull me out of my funk and help me reflect on those happy memories and be happy that she remembers Amber," says Robin Lezcano.

Susan Singer worked with Amber and says she hopes Mayor Alvin Brown will take notice of what they are doing and put more money back into the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office.

"I don't know where the money comes from and I don't know who is allotted what, but when I see them spending money on the stadium and the water taxi and I guess right now he is talking about allotting money for parking...I just wish the city would be safer before we spend money on those things," tells Singer.

For now, the Bass family and friends will continue to do all that they can as they wait for justice.

If you know anything about Amber's murder call CrimeStoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and could receive a $4,000 reward.


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